THE POST (12a)
Saturday 10th March
Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson & Bob Odenkirk
Approx. running time (inc. adverts): 135 minutes
A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government.
In June 1971 The New York Times, the Washington Post and the nation's major newspapers took a brave stand for freedom of speech and reported on the Pentagon Papers, the massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned four decades and four Presidents.